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Books for children from around the world.

From University of California Libraries (list), the University of Florida's "Literature for Children" Collection, the National Yiddish Book Center, the New York Public Library, International Children's Digital Library, and other libraries.

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texts 2,814
TOPIC
Conduct of life 559
Children's stories 194
Children -- Conduct of life 132
Christian life 111
Children's poetry 100
Children's stories, American 82
Children's stories, English 61
Birds 57
Animals 56
Boys -- Conduct of life 53
Fairy tales 44
Cats 43
Nursery rhymes 41
Girls -- Conduct of life 40
Dogs 37
Natural history 30
Children's poetry, English 27
Family 23
Friendship 23
Orphans 23
Animal welfare 20
Moral education 20
Obedience 20
Adventure and adventurers 18
Education 17
Folklore -- Japan 17
Young women -- Conduct of life 17
Brothers and sisters 16
Christmas stories 15
Folklore -- England 15
Girls 15
Whittington, Richard, d. 1423 15
Inheritance and succession 14
Picture books for children 14
Pride and vanity 14
Boys 13
Children's literature 13
Prejudices 13
Christian education 11
Giants 11
Theft 11
Voyages and travels 11
World War, 1914-1918 11
Children -- Religious life 10
Country life 10
Fables 10
Fairies 10
Indians of North America 10
Sunday school literature 10
Tracts 10
Altruism 9
American fiction 9
Conversion 9
Diligence 9
English fiction 9
Insects 9
Quacks and quackery 9
Readers (Primary) 9
Swine 9
Bible 8
Children 8
Children and animals 8
Children's poetry, American 8
Children's stories, Danish 8
Foundlings 8
Gift books 8
Illustrated children's books 8
Pets 8
Science 8
Sisters 8
Amusements 7
Avarice 7
Brothers 7
Charity 7
Children's songs 7
Curiosity 7
Deception 7
Farm life 7
Filial piety 7
Folklore 7
Generosity 7
Honesty 7
Nature 7
Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc 7
Truthfulness and falsehood 7
Work ethic 7
Animal behavior 6
Aphorisms and apothegms 6
Christian literature for children 6
Courage 6
Domestic animals 6
Foxes 6
Kindness 6
Maxims, American 6
Robin Hood (Legendary character) 6
Seasons 6
Switzerland -- Description and travel Juvenile literature 6
Tatars 6
Temperance 6
Twins 6
Youth -- Conduct of life 6
Authors, American -- Maine 5
Blindness 5
Children and death 5
Children's literature, American 5
Children's stories, Scottish 5
Cousins 5
Dolls 5
Donkeys 5
English poetry 5
Family reunions 5
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 5
Humility 5
Miniature books 5
Pets -- Social aspects 5
Pincushions 5
Success 5
United States -- History Juvenile literature 5
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections 5
Virtue 5
African Americans 4
Alphabets 4
Chapbooks, English 4
Child soldiers 4
Children's plays 4
Children's questions and answers 4
Chivalry 4
Contentment 4
Courtesy 4
Courtship 4
Envy 4
Faith 4
False imprisonment 4
Fantasy 4
Flowers 4
France -- History Revolution, 1789-1799 Juvenile literature 4
Happiness 4
Hermits 4
Horses 4
Humane education 4
Joseph (Son of Jacob) 4
Manners and customs 4
Marriage 4
Mice 4
Monkeys 4
Mothers and daughters 4
Obstinacy 4
Physicians 4
Poetry 4
Reading 4
Sailors 4
Schools 4
Sea stories 4
Thieves 4
United States -- History Civil War, 1861-1865 Fiction 4
Washington, George, 1732-1799 4
Wealth 4
World history 4
Zoology 4
Arthur, King 3
Ballads, English 3
Birthdays 3
Boats and boating 3
Castaways 3
Christian education of children 3
Christian ethics 3
Christmas 3
Cruelty 3
Dakota Indians 3
Depersonalization 3
Devotional literature 3
Didactic fiction 3
Etiquette 3
Fathers and sons 3
Folklore -- Germany 3
France -- Description and travel Juvenile literature 3
France -- Fiction 3
Friendship in children 3
Geese 3
Gossip 3
Humorous poetry 3
Infants 3
Kittens 3
Legends 3
Letter writing 3
Love 3
Malicious mischief 3
Maxims 3
Months 3
Musicians 3
National characteristics 3
Parent and child 3
Peddlers and peddling -- England 3
Perseverance (Ethics) 3
Piety 3
Poor 3
Preparatory school teachers 3
Readers 3
Riddles, Juvenile 3
Shoemakers 3
LANGUAGE
SHOW DETAILS
Title
Date Published
Creator
Publisher's chromolithographed pictorial wrappers
( 24 reviews )
Topics: Brothers and sisters, Orphans, Conduct of life, Education
California Digital Library
by Crane, Thomas, b. 1843?; Houghton, Ellen Elizabeth, 1853-1922
473,725
88
6
Osborne Coll.
( 6 reviews )
Topics: Poetry of places, France -- Description and travel Juvenile literature
California Digital Library
by Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919; Denslow, W. W. (William Wallace), 1856-1915
53,321
55
2
Publisher's green and red illustrated cloth over boards; illustrated endpapers. Plate detached
( 2 reviews )
Topics: Adventure and adventurers, Wizards
California Digital Library
by Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905; Dalziel, George, 1815-1902
37,021
41
11
Publisher's peach wrappers, printed in red, blue, and black
( 11 reviews )
Topic: Conduct of life
New York Public Library
by Lutz, Edwin George, b. 1868
36,862
61
4
NY3
( 4 reviews )
Topic: Drawing -- Study and teaching
California Digital Library
by Ségur, Sophie, comtesse de, 1799-1874; Sterrett, Virginia Frances
36,293
90
2
A wonderful book with 5 timeless French fairy tales magnificently illustrated with 8 beautiful and dramatic full page color and many black and white drawings by Virginia Frances Sterrett. "Done when she was only 19 years of age, this was Sterrett's (Chicago born) first book, and she is often referred to as the 'female Kay Nielsen'."
( 2 reviews )
Topic: Fairy tales
California Digital Library
by Twain, Mark, 1835-1910
24,209
25
2
Special Collections copy 1 = Blue cloth over boards blocked in gold and black; upper board partially detached. Gift of Wilbur Jordan Smith. Printed and illustrated label, Paul Jordan Smith, on upper paste-down. 2 other printed labels on upper paste-down, indicating copy 1 is "second issue...with the frontispiece on verso of the half-title, and the first page of Contents printed on the verso of the leaf of Preface." Special Collections copy 2 = Blue cloth over boards blocked in gold...
( 2 reviews )
Topics: Adventure and adventurers, Mississippi River -- Juvenile literature, Missouri -- Juvenile literature
California Digital Library
by Twain, Mark, 1835-1910
23,181
9
0
Spec. Coll. copy 1: Green cloth over boards, blocked in gold and black, in case. Ex libris Olive Percival. Gift of Jo Swerling
Topics: Adventure and adventurers, Mississippi River -- Juvenile literature, Missouri -- Juvenile literature
New York Public Library
by Furniss, Dorothy
19,405
27
1
NY3
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Drawing -- Study and teaching
California Digital Library
by Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896
15,485
35
3
Orange cloth over boards blocked in black, green and red
( 3 reviews )
Topic: Slavery -- United States
California Digital Library
by Lawson, Lizzie; Mack, Robert Ellice
15,298
44
5
Dust jacket; quarter green linen and green illustrated paper inscription dated Christmas, 1886
( 5 reviews )
California Digital Library
by Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888; Alcott, May, 1840-1879; Billings, Hammatt, 1818-1874; Andrew, John, 1815-1875
15,117
19
2
Blanck. Bib. of Amer. lit.
( 2 reviews )
Topics: Family, Young women -- Conduct of life
New York Public Library
by Collodi, Carlo, 1826-1890
13,241
4
0
Publisher's tan printed wrappers
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Conduct of life
New York Public Library
by McGuffey, William Holmes, 1800-1873
11,372
23
5
( 5 reviews )
Topics: McGuffey, William Holmes, 1800-1873, Readers (Primary)
California Digital Library
by Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905; Dalziel, George, 1815-1902; Doyle, Richard, 1824-1883
10,890
24
1
Osborne Coll.
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Giants, Giants
( 2 reviews )
Tip and his creation, Jack Pumpkin, run away to Oz where they save the city after it is captured by girls
( 2 reviews )
Topic: Fantasy
New York Public Library
by Johnson, Clifton, 1865-1940, ed; Bassett, Mary R; Hammell, Will
8,850
2
0
Topic: Children's poetry
New York Public Library
by Francis, H. T. (Henry Thomas), 1837-1924; Thomas, E. J. (Edward Joseph), 1869-
8,848
3
0
Tales from one of the sacred books of Buddhism, relating the adventures of the Buddha in his former existences
Topics: Buddhism, Buddhist parables
California Digital Library
by Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924; Birch, Reginald Bathurst, 1856-1943
8,660
13
0
Osborne Coll.
Topics: Altruism, Conduct of life, Family, Grandparent and child
Orange stiff wrappers, with an engraved title label pasted on upper wrapper. Inscription: Joanna E. Dana ... Dedham, Massachusetts, 1828. Ex libris Marjorie Moon. Ex libris W.M. Stone. Purchase, Justin Schiller, 1997
( 3 reviews )
California Digital Library
by Isle, June
8,009
23
4
Brown cloth over boards, blocked in blind and black
( 4 reviews )
Topics: Christmas stories, Children -- Conduct of life
Children's Library
by Lewis Carroll
7,549
5
1
Alice is about to pick daisies when a white rabbit approaches her, but this rabbit is not like any other rabbit she has seen. Her curious nature forces her to follow the rabbit for a wonderful adventure. You can also read a copy of 'Alice In Wonderland' by going to the International Children's Digital Library, a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
( 1 reviews )
Rhymes of the nursery -- Counting-out rhymes -- Children's rhyme-games -- Children's songs and ballads -- Children's humour and quaint sayings -- Schoolroom facts and fancies -- Children's stories
Topics: Children's literature -- Scotland, Nursery rhymes, Children's songs -- Scotland, Games -- Scotland,...
California Digital Library
by Crane, Walter, 1845-1915; Gilbert, John, Sir, 1817-1897; McConnell, William, 1833-1867; Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914; Weir, Harrison, 1824-1906; Zwecker, Johann Baptist, 1814-1874
7,176
12
0
Osborne Coll.
Topic: Children's songs
California Digital Library
by Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875; Dulcken, H. W. (Henry William), 1832-1894; Bayes, Alfred Walter, 1832-1909; Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905; Dalziel, George, 1815-1902; Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875
7,161
17
1
Osborne Coll.
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Children's stories, Danish
Buff printed wrappers
Topic: Children's poetry
Publisher's yellow wrappers, printed in red and blue; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Topic: Chickens
Topic: Fairy tales
California Digital Library
by Kronheim, Joseph Martin, 1810-1896
6,225
2
0
Publisher's printed lavender wrappers; upper wrapper printed in red, blue, and black; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
California Digital Library
by Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703
6,146
4
0
Publisher's printed yellow wrappers, printed in red and black; wood-engraved vignette on upper wrapper
Stewart, C.D. Taylors of Ongar
Topic: America -- Description and travel Juvenile literature
New York Public Library
by Beard, Daniel Carter, 1850-1941
6,039
6
0
Topic: Boatbuilding
California Digital Library
by Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
5,977
2
0
Topics: Success, Conduct of life, Aphorisms and apothegms, Maxims, American
Publisher's buff printed wrappers. Laid in blue case with 1830 edition and with dealer's description
Topics: Children's poetry, Children -- Conduct of life
California Digital Library
by Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864
5,840
17
0
Blue cloth over boards blocked in gold and blind
Topic: Building, Ice and snow
Special Collections copy 1: Blue illustrated wrappers
( 2 reviews )
Topic: Conduct of life
Publisher's chromolithographed wrappers; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Topics: Love, Values
New York Public Library
by Towle, George M. (George Makepeace), 1841-1893
5,617
0
0
NY3
Topic: Gama, Vasco da, 1469-1524
New York Public Library
by Quiller-Couch, Arthur Thomas, Sir, 1863-1944; Dulac, Edmund, 1882-1953, ill; Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703; D. V., Madame
5,138
14
0
The sleeping beauty.--Blue Beard.--Cinderella.--Beauty and the beast
Topic: Fairy tales
New York Public Library
by Wilson, James Grant, 1832-1914; Fiske, John, 1842-1901
5,104
1
0
Topics: Biography, America -- Biography, United States -- Biography
( 1 reviews )
Spec. Coll. c. 1: Illustrations are hand-colored. Quarter green sheep; grey paper over boards. Inscription on paste-down endpaper: Charles John Buckdale. Given him by his mother - May 30th, 1826
Topics: Conduct of life, Moral education
California Digital Library
by James, T. H., Mrs
4,849
5
0
No. 16 in a collection of sixteen, in two slipcases. [Japanese fairy tale collection]
Topics: Beauty, Personal, Folklore -- Japan
Orange silk over boards. Ex libris Archer Taylor. Gift of Archer Taylor
Topic: Nursery rhymes
Topic: Fairy tales
New York Public Library
by Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919; Neill, John R. (John Rea), ill
4,577
7
0
The story of Dorothy and the wizard in an underground world, and how with some help from friends they manage to reach the Land of Oz
Topics: Fairy tales, Fantasy
Spec. Coll. copy lacking p. 1-2. Unbound
Topic: Cats
Red cloth over boards blocked in blind and gold
Topics: Young women -- Conduct of life, Girls -- Conduct of life
Yellow printed and illustrated wrappers and title: "Goose's melodies. Complete. With annotations. The only pure edition
Topic: Nursery rhymes
NUC pre-1956
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Children's poetry
New York Public Library
by Chisholm, Louey, comp; Spooner, M. Dibdin
4,394
4
0
A collection of songs and music relating to various topics
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Children's songs, Games with music, Piano music, Piano music (4 hands)
California Digital Library
by Sewell, Anna, 1820-1878
4,349
0
0
Publisher's quarter red cloth and printed green paper over boards, printed in black and green; illustrated upper board; publisher's advertisement on lower board; edges sprinkled in red
Topic: Horses
California Digital Library
by Clifford, W. K., Mrs., d. 1929; Campbell, Edith
4,332
2
0
Publisher's blue illustrated cloth blocked in black and gold. Purchase, Robert Temple. Gift of the Friends of CBC
Topics: Children's stories, English, Children's poetry, English
Osborne Coll.
Topic: Children's poetry
Topics: Food adulteration and inspection, Food, Lead Poisoning, Food Poisoning
New York Public Library
by Taylor, Jane, 1783-1824; Taylor, Ann, 1782-1866
4,064
1
1
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Children's poetry, English
Moon, M. Tabart
Topic: Fairy tales
California Digital Library
by Prideaux, William Francis, 1840-1914
4,018
2
0
Notes: [1]-14, followed by 3 pages facsimile of publisher's advertisements from 1791 edition
Topic: Nursery rhymes
Brown cloth over boards blocked in black and gold; marbled edges
Topics: Children's stories, Conduct of life
19 additional p. of plates included in pagination
Topics: Bible, Bible, Illumination of books and manuscripts, Rare books
Watermarks: "1804" on leaf [8], "TM" on leaf [15]
Topic: Children's poetry
Topics: Indians of North America, Camping
Children's Library
by Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894
3,779
5
0
A beautifully illustrated collection of rhyming children's poetry. You can also read a copy of 'A Children's Garden Of Verses' by going to the International Children's Digital Library, a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
Topic: Children's poetry
Red printed wrappers; woodcut alphabet printed on inner wrappers
Topics: Animals, Alphabet
New York Public Library
by Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898; Milner, Florence
3,711
3
0
( 2 reviews )
Topics: Human figure in art, Children in art
California Digital Library
by Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703
3,604
2
0
Unable to feed his seven sons, a poor woodcutter decides to leave them in the forest to die but Hop o' my Thumb, the youngest and smallest, finds a way to rescue his brothers, defeat an ogre, and gain a fortune
Topics: Filicide, Giants
Hand-colored frontispiece
Topics: Picture books for children, Conduct of life, Children's stories, Maxims
Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books
Topic: Young women -- Conduct of life
New York Public Library
by Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863; Grimm, Wilhelm, 1786-1859; Vogel, Hermann Wilhelm, 1834-1898, ill
3,564
4
0
NY3
Topic: Fairy tales
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Burlingham, Cynthia, 1955-; Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts; University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
3,468
8
0
"This catalogue was published in conjunction with an exhibition held at UCLA at the Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, Los Angeles, April 16 through June 29, 1997"--Verso t.p
Topics: Illustrated children's books, Illustrated children's books
Original wrappers wanting? Half mottled calf and marbled paper over boards; watermark on second flyleaf: 1913
Topics: Penmanship, Children -- Writing